Program not effective in reducing falls in stroke victims

Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012, 93 (9), p. 1648-1655

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Date of publication: September 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A number of stroke victims were put into a multifactorial falls prevention program to see if this would help improve their gait, balance and strength and lead to fewer falls at home. However, it was found to be no more effective than usual care in any of these areas.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important information: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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